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15 Cards in this Set

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The superior end of the patella is called the what?
-develops in tendon of quadriceps femoris-
The pointed inferior end opf the patella is referred to as what?
The larger, medial, weight-bearing bone of the leg?
The proximal end of the tibia is expanded into a lateral and a medial condyle? T/F
Where would you find the tibia tuberosity?
anterior surface of tibia
-point of attachment for patellar ligament-
The medial surface of the distal end of the tibia forms what prominent?
medial malleolus
The smaller, lateral bone of the leg?
The head of the proximal end of the fibula, articulates with what part of the tibia?
inferior surface of the lateral condyle
The distal end of the fibula has a projection called?
lateral malleolus
The proximal region of the foot and consists of 7 tarsal bones?
tarsus (ankle)
Which two tarsal bones are located in the posterior part of the foot?
The calcaneus is the largest and strongest tarsal bone? T/F
The anterior tarsal bones include what bones?
1.navicular 2.three cuneiforms (third-lateral,second-intermedial, first-medial)
The calcaneus is the only bone of the foot to articulate with the tibia and fibula? T/F
False-the talus is the ONLY bone to articulate with tibia & fibula-
The articulations with tibia, fibula and the talus form what joint?
talocrural joint (ankle joint)